1. Wood Harris (aka Avon Barksdale) plays a convict who is released back into the free world in Rick Ross' "Thug Cry."
2. Idris Elba (aka Stringer Bell) played a rapping lover in Fat Joe's video for "All I Need".
3. A man of many talents, he also directed and starred in Mumford & Sons' video for "Lover of the Light."
4. And he played a smoking hot delivery guy in Angie Stone's "I Wanna Thank You" video.
But Idris ALSO has his own music career going.
5. Here he is as King Driis, on his reggae-influenced song, "Hold On."
6. And as just "Driis" on this loungey, dreamy, 9th Wonder-produced song called "Private Garden."
7. The one and only Michael K. Williams (aka OMAR mufuckin' LITTLE) stars in MGMT's video for "Cool Song No. 2."
In it, he plays yet another mysterious badass with a male love interest.
8. AND he plays policeman James in R. Kelly's Trapped In The Closet saga.
9. Before acting, Williams got his start as a dancer in videos like Madonna's "Secret."
10. Anwan Glover (aka Slim Charles) appears in Wale's "Chillin'" video, hanging out at Ben's Chili Bowl.
He also appeared in the video for Boyz N Da Hood's "Dem Boyz."